Workers need a union in every workplace!

Jobs crisis is biggest threat facing working people today
Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020

More workers face rising hardship and uncertainty about the future today as high unemployment persists. The capitalist governments on all levels — federal, state and local — have taken few steps to alleviate, much less reverse, these conditions. The Socialist…


Solidarity with Dominion grocery workers in Canada!

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020
Teamsters fighting for first contract picket DSI Tunneling in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 10 with IBEW Local 369 members who brought gift cards to help strikers. Solidarity is key to building unions.

Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, issued this statement Sept. 15. The strike being waged by retail workers at Dominion stores in Newfoundland, Canada, members of the Unifor union, against cuts in wages and full-time jobs is in…


SWP: Join the fight to defend jobs, wages, safety

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020
Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy speaks to Alexis Santiago Avila, at Farmer John packinghouse in Los Angeles Sept. 14. “People want their voices to be heard,” he said of demonstrations against cop brutality, but “violence in the protests is a problem.”

LOS ANGELES — How can we change worsening working conditions, combat cuts to our hours and deal with rising prices? These questions were at the center of discussions among meatpackers, retail workers and farmworkers when they met the Socialist Workers…


Mass protests, labor actions say down with Belarus gov’t

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020
Over 100,000 people rally in Minsk, Belarus capital, Sept. 13 demanding President Lukashenko, who falsely claims he won Aug. 9 elections, resign to make way for “free and fair elections.”

Well over 100,000 people flooded the Belarusian capital Minsk demanding the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko Sept. 13, the fifth massive Sunday protest in a row. Simultaneous protests took place in 16 other cities. Ever since Lukashenko blatantly falsified the…



Join the fight to overturn Florida’s ban on the ‘Militant’ in state prisons

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020
Join fight to overturn suppression of Militant in Florida prisons. Above, some letters sent so far.

Florida prison officials have banned four recent issues of the Militant, preventing them from reaching dozens of subscribers behind bars there. They claim each issue contains an article that is “dangerously inflammatory” and “advocates or encourages riot insurrection, rebellion, organized…


What is the political road forward for workers in 2020

Vol. 84/No. 37 - September 21, 2020

As the Democratic and Republican conventions began, most pundits thought that Joe Biden was a shoo-in for president. They pointed to the widespread layoffs, nationwide protests against police brutality and ongoing coronavirus pandemic under President Donald Trump’s watch. But Trump…


Mine workers in Belarus say, Join protests against gov’t

Vol. 84/No. 37 - September 21, 2020

Popular mobilizations across Belarus demanding the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko have defied his regime’s police threats against workers and protesters for the past month. Despite a heavy security presence, over 100,000 people rallied in Minsk, the capital, Sept. 6,…


Solidarity with Dominion grocery strike in Canada!

Vol. 84/No. 37 - September 21, 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario — As they enter their third week on strike, 1,400 Dominion grocery store workers in Newfoundland received solidarity on Labor Day from fellow Unifor union members and other supporters of their fight for full-time jobs and higher wages.…


Join ‘Militant’ fight to overturn ban by Florida prison officials

Vol. 84/No. 37 - September 21, 2020
Rally in Florida in October 2018 backing Amendment 4 to restore voting rights to over 1 million former prisoners. It passed by 64%. Militant covers these struggles for prisoners’ rights.

Florida prison authorities continue to ban issue after issue of the Militant, most recently for articles that report on these impoundments and the efforts of supporters of political rights to get them to reverse this. They banned four of the…